PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland

PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland
Tel: 045 852300 Email: info@pna.ie

Recognising and Responding to the Problem of Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) : Essential Elements for Providing Care

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Facilitator

Dr Melissa Corbally

DProf (Health and Social Care), MSc (Research), Bachelor of Nursing Studies (Hons), RGN

Dr Corbally is a registered nurse and lecturer in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences, DCU. Dr Corbally delivers a module focused on violence, abuse and health and her research interests include domestic violence/abuse, narrative methods and nursing assessment

Programme summary

The participant will understand the complex nature of domestic violence and abuse along with its wider effects on health and society. He/She will be aware of the definitions, classifications, and basic theoretical models which relate to domestic violence and abuse. Techniques of how to recognise and respond to abuse disclosures in line with current policy will be covered.

Programme duration

6 hours

Entry requirements

Registered psychiatric nurses and nurses working in the mental health arena

Accreditation

Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) Continuing Education Units: Pending

Assessment

No

Fee

PNA Member: €70.00

Programme aims

 

1. To provide registered nurses and midwives with up-to-date, evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses' theoretical and practical understanding of domestic violence and abuse.

2. To support registered nurses and midwives in enhancing their confidence, skills and competences, with regard to recognising and responding to those experiencing domestic violence and abuse

Learning outcomes

 

At the end of this CPD programme, participants will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of Domestic Violence and Abuse along with its wider health and social effects

2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the ecological model of Violence and Abuse

3. Critically discuss the prevalence and varying presentations of those experiencing domestic violence and abuse

4. Demonstrate a critical understanding of how to recognise and respond effectively to a disclosure of domestic violence and abuse

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Event Properties

Event Date 18-10-2018 9:30 am
Event End Date 18-10-2018 4:30 pm
Individual Price Member Price €70
Location
RCSI College
123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
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